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Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Semitic *ḥimār- (donkey). Cognate with Akkadian 𒀲 (ANŠE) / 𒀲𒀴 (DÙR, imēru, donkey), Ugaritic 𐎈𐎎𐎗 (ḥmr), Aramaic ܚܡܪܐ (ḥmārā).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

حِمَار (ḥimārm (plural حَمِير (ḥamīr) or حُمُر (ḥumur) or أَحْمِرَة (ʾaḥmira))

  1. donkey, ass
  2. (colloquial) fool, idiot
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Occupational noun from the root of حِمَار (ḥimār, donkey).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

حَمَّار (ḥammārm (plural حَمَّارة (ḥammāra))

  1. donkey driver
DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “حمر”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN

MalayEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic حِمَار (ḥimār), from Proto-Semitic *ḥimār-.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

حمار (Rumi spelling himar)

  1. donkey (a domestic animal)

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